A.V. Fowlds & Sons Ltd Company Logo A iron fence with gold leaf gilding
A pile of guildred, empty picture frames

We also offer a frame restoration service providing extensive repairs and re-gilding to a wide range of frames.


We can replace missing gilding or do complete re-gilding using gold or Dutch metal leaf depending on your requirements.

Our range of gilding services include:

  • Oil gilding

  • Water gilding

  • Rebuilding gesso

  • Taking moulds

  • Re-applying decoration

  • Repairing small chips

  • Minor and extensive damage repair

Whilst it is difficult to provide an estimate for restoration until we have seen the necessary work, please feel free to bring your piece into the store in Addington Square for an evaluation and some professional advice.

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Providing modern or vintage finishes

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Gold leaf gilding

An ancient art that is rumoured to have been used since Egyptian times gilding is a traditional way to apply gold leaf coating to your furniture or ornaments.  From picture frames to the page edges of your favourite book we can apply our beautiful gilding techniques to almost any surface you require.


With over 140 years' experience you can be sure that your antiques are in safe hands and will be restored to their former glory in no time at all.